Why Assam is Repealing the 'Bhoodan Act'

Why Assam is Repealing the ‘Bhoodan Act’

Bhave throughout his highly-publicized motion pooled agricultural lands and distributed them to landless poor below the Bhoodan Motion. After launching the motion in Telangana, Bhave walked throughout India for 13 years asking individuals to donate one-seventh of their land in order that he might give it to the landless. Bhoodan meant voluntarily gifting away part of land to landless individuals.

Likewise, the Assam Gramdan Act supplied for the institution of gramdan village in pursuance of the Bhoodan Yojna motion.

The Bhoodan Act of 1965 was introduced in later to streamline the distribution and safety of those lands.

The modification of the Assam Land and Income Regulation, 1886, will contain vesting lands below the management of Assam State Bhoodan Gramdan Board to the Authorities. It wants point out right here that the Act isn’t relevant to the areas protected by the sixth Schedule of the Indian Structure.

Why Assam Desires to Repeal the Act:

The Authorities of Assam desires to curb “unlawful encroachments” by regularizing bhoodan/gramdan lands by aggregating them into current land banks. In Assam, over 3,500 bighas of land is believed to be below encroachment. Reportedly, the state authorities intends to settle indigenous occupants on bhoodan/gramdan lands and permit the federal government to be the custodian of the land.